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Puerto Plata vs Tanegashima Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Tanegashima, Japan is approximately 13,950 km or 8,669 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Plata in this distance one would set out from Tanegashima bearing 25.1° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Plata bearing 157.2° or SSE .
  • Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Tanegashima has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The mean temperature is 5.6 °C (10.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.8 °C (21.2°F) less in Puerto Plata. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 311.6 mm (12.3 in) less which is equivalent to 311.6 l/m² (7.65 US gal/ft²) or 3,116,000 l/ha (333,121 US gal/ac) less. About 6/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.9° higher in Puerto Plata than in Tanegashima.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Puerto Plata relative to Tanegashima. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Tanegashima vs Puerto Plata.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+24) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +8 (+15) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) 1 (+2) 1 (+1) +3 (+5) +7 (+12) +9 (+15) +12 (+21) +7 (+13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +11 (+19) +10 (+17) +7 (+12) +4 (+8) +3 (+5) 0 (0) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) +5 (+8) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +6 (+10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +8 (+15) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +103 (+4) +57 (+2) -26 (-1) -47 (-2) -120 (-5) -270 (-11) -111 (-4) -117 (-5) -156 (-6) -3 (0) +165 (+7) +214 (+8) -312 (-12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 41' +0h 25' +0h 04' -0h 17' -0h 37' -0h 46' -0h 42' -0h 26' -0h 04' +0h 18' +0h 37' +0h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +11.1 +11.1 +11.2 +11.1 +9.7 +3.6 +8.7 +10.8 +10.7 +10.7 +10.8 +10.9   +9.9

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